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Senior Citizen Arts & Crafts

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer Senior Citizen Arts & Crafts. Come along and enjoy an art-filled program. Each session will be focused on unique and enjoyable crafts. Let your creativity blossom!

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this program.

  • Who: For Linden Senior Residents.
  • What: Come along and enjoy an art-filled program. Each session will be focused on unique and enjoyable crafts. Let your creativity blossom!
  • Where: John T. Gregorio Center, which is located at 330 Helen Street.
  • When: Tuesdays, from 10am until 12pm.
    • April 9 and 23
    • May 14 and 28
    • June 11 and 25
  • How: Free program for all Linden Senior Residents. To view full class description and register online, click here. For more information, call 908-474-8600. In person registration is available 9am – 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street) or the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration is available 24/7.

Muscle Resetting Workshop

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer the Muscle Resetting Workshop hosted by Broadway Strong Fitness.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this workshop.

  • Who: For older adults, ages 50 and up.
  • What: The Muscle Resetting Workshop will teach participants how to eliminate body pains that may prevent older adults from exercising or moving around, using easy-to-find items. Please bring a personal mat. The workshop is hosted by Broadway Strong Fitness, with instructor Wali Broadway.
  • When: Wednesdays, April 3 through April 24, from 10am until 11am.
  • Where: John T. Gregorio Center, which is located at 330 Helen Street.
  • How: $6 insurance fee. First-come, first-served. Please bring a personal mat. To view full class description and register online, click here. For more information, email here or call 908-474-8600. In person registration is available 9am – 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street) or at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration is available 24/7.

Kids to Parks Day

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce Kids to Parks Day! Come and join the free, fun-filled day of outdoor play and events for your family!

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

  • Who: For ages Pre-K through eighth grade.
  • What: A fun-filled day of family friendly outdoor play and events. Come and enjoy: carnival games, inflatables, fishing, live entertainment, free haircuts, caricature artists, inflatable/keepsake balloon designs, and more! Remember to bring your fishing pole and a chair!
  • When: Saturday, May 18, from 11am until 3pm.
    • Rain Date: Sunday, May 19, from 11am until 3pm.
  • WhereWilson Park, which is located at 1100 Summit Terrace.
  • How: With questions, please call the Department of Parks & Recreation at 908-474-8639 or 908-474-8600.

Project Healthy Bones

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer Project Healthy Bones.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this program.

  • Who: For older adults.
  • What: An osteoporosis prevention, exercise, and education program for older adults. Balance and strength to stand tall.
  • When: Mondays, May 6 through September 30, at 10am.
  • Where: John T. Gregorio Center, which is located at 330 Helen Street.
  • How: To view full class description and register online, click here. For more information, email here or call 908-474-8600. In person registration is available 9am – 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street) or at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration is available 24/7.

Senior Citizen Arts & Crafts

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer Senior Citizen Arts & Crafts. Come along and enjoy an art-filled program. Each session will be focused on unique and enjoyable crafts. Let your creativity blossom!

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this program.

  • Who: For Linden Senior Residents.
  • What: Come along and enjoy an art-filled program. Each session will be focused on unique and enjoyable crafts. Let your creativity blossom!
  • Where: Linden Multi-Purpose Center, which is located at 1025 John Street.
  • When: 10am until 12pm.
    • April 2 and 16
    • May 7 and 21
    • June 5 and 18
  • How: Free program for all Linden Senior Residents. To view full class description and register online, click here. For more information, call 908-474-8600. In person registration is available 9am – 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street) or the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration is available 24/7.

Senior Zumba Gold

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer Senior Zumba Gold.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this program.

  • Who: For Linden senior residents. Participants should consult with a physician prior to participation.
  • What: Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity, with easy-to-follow Zumba choreography. The main focus is on balance, range of motion and coordination.
  • Where: John T. Gregorio Center, which is located at 330 Helen Street.
  • When: Fridays, April 5 through June 21, 2024 from 9:30am until 10:30am.
    • No class on April 12 and May 10, 2024.
  • How: Free program. Participants should consult with a physician prior to participation. To view full program description and register online, click here. In person registration is available 9am until 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street) or the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration available 24/7. For more information, email us here, or call 908-474-8600.

Senior Citizen Line Dancing

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, and the Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to offer Senior Citizen Line Dancing.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this program.

  • Who: For Linden senior residents.
  • What: Senior line dancing classes. Line dancing for seniors is a fun, healthy and rewarding activity and exercise. Dancing styles incorporated into the class include salsa, ballroom and country western.
  • When: Thursdays, April 11 through June 27, 2024, from 10:30am until 11:30am.
  • Where: John T. Gregorio Center, which is located at 330 Helen Street.
  • How: Free program for all Linden senior residents. To view full class description and register online, click here. For more information, email here or call (908) 474-8600. In person registration is available 9am – 4pm at the JTG Center (330 Helen Street) or at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center (1025 John Street). Online registration is available 24/7.

New Jersey Flood Disclosure Law

Flood risks in New Jersey are growing due to the effects of climate change. Coastal and inland areas may experience significant flooding now and in the near future, including in places that were not previously known to flood. In response to these increasing risks across the state, the New Jersey flood risk notification law was enacted on July 3, 2023. The law requires landlords and sellers of real property to make certain disclosures concerning known and potential flood risks beginning March 20, 2024. 

  • Click here to obtain more information on the New Jesery Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) website.
  • Click here to view and/or download the Flood Risk Notice.
  • Click here to view and/or download the Seller’s Property Condition Disclosure Statement.

2024 Dog Licenses

Please be advised there has been a change in the Dog License procedures for 2024. All licenses will now Expire on May 31, instead of April 30. Your current license will be extended automatically to the May 31, deadline. 

Renewals for the 2024 licensing term will begin on June 1, 2024.  Licenses not renewed by July 1, 2024. shall be subject to a $5.00 late fee, in addition to the regular license fee.

To obtain a Dog License written proof of a valid Rabies Vaccination Receipt is required, that covers at least until 10-months of licensing year. Also proof, if applicable, if the dog is Spayed or Neutered. If the dog is a Service Dog, a copy of the certificate is required.

  • The Fees are $10.00 Spayed/Neutered Dogs, $13.00 for Unspayed/Unneutered Dogs.
  • A Dog License application can be obtained by going to linden-nj.gov/dog
  • A Dog License can be obtained in person at the City Clerks Office, Monday through Friday from 9am until 4:30pm.
  • Any questions, please call 908-474-8406.

Ramadan Iftar Celebration

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden and Imam Alfred Mohammed (Councilman of the 4th Ward), in collaboration with the Linden Muslim Community present a Ramadan Iftar celebration.

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

  • Who: All welcome.
  • What: Ramadan Iftar celebration; a Ramadan interfaith Iftar feast. Come enjoy a lovely Iftar with all your loves ones, and please bring your prayer rugs.
  • When: April 4, 2024 at 6:30pm.
  • Where: John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, located at 330 Helen Street, Linden NJ 07036.